Sterile Processing Tech Uncertified Central Sterile FT Evenings Winter Park at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/5/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    6/5/2021
  • Job ID:
    21013773
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description
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Central Service Technician Uncertified - AdventHealth Winter Park
Location Address: 200 N Lakemont Ave, Winter Park, FL 32792

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Winter Park

  • Winter Park Memorial Hospital has continuously served the residents of Winter Park and its surrounding communities for more than 50 years
  • Chartered in 1951, the hospital has grown from the visionary efforts of a handful of Winter Park residents and community leaders, to a 307-bed acute care facility that is a model of community health and wellness
  • Over the years the hospital has continually expanded to meet the needs of the community, adding an upscale obstetrics and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at The Dr. P. Phillips Baby Place, cancer care at the AdventHealth Cancer Institute, Winter Park, and state-of-the-art surgery, recovery and rehabilitation at the AdventHealth Orthopaedic Institute
Work Hours/Shift:   Full Time Evenings M-F 2:30pm – 11pm. No weekends.
 

You Will Be Responsible For:

Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork

  • Rotates assignments among various areas within the department functions including but not limited to: decontamination, surgical and other tray assembly sterilization processes, and management of supplies and equipment.
  • Properly identifies and segregates reusable items for decontamination, disinfection, and sterilization.  Selects proper cleaning methods for pre-cleaning and cleaning instrumentation, power tools and equipment sent to Central Service based upon manufacturer’ instructions for use. Disassembles and inspects items for damage or missing components.  Correctly and safely operates all equipment in the decontamination area ensuring that all standards for personal protective equipment and prevention of body fluid exposure are always adhered to.
  • Accurately assembles instruments, complex instrument sets, and other surgical items by selecting the appropriate items, trays and instruments and records information in computer monitoring system or paper instrument count sheet. 
  • Selects appropriate materials and sterilization packaging for each instrument set. Aware of aseptic technique and proper wrapping of instrument trays to allow the end user to open product in an aseptic manner and produces a compact, logically arranged package which is within the proper weight limits appropriate for assured sterilization.
  • Ensures appropriate sterility indicators and lot stickers are present on all instrument sets and packages. 
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Required:
  • Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
Preferred:
  • Ability to understand the needs of the customer and respond to them in a pro-active, courteous, professional, and efficient manner.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change.
  • Ability to work under stress and deadlines.
  • Medical terminology
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One year of experience in an acute care hospital setting
  • Experience in sterile processing and materials management
 
Job Summary:

The Central Service Technician is an entry level position with a planned advancement requirement to Certified Central Service Technician, CCST. The employee must successfully complete a AdventHealth or other nationally recognized training program during the first year of employment.   Under supervision of the CS Supervisor / Manager or Nurse Manager, the Central Service Technician will provide thoroughly cleaned, disinfected and / or sterilized instrument trays and equipment.  Trays will be accurately assembled according to the established tray list. Works with customers to maintain adequate inventory of trays and to prioritize processing of trays as needed.  Maintains specialty carts and other supplies and equipment per department specific guidelines.  Responsible for use of all decontamination and sterilization equipment, can troubleshoot minor issues.  Depending on department, may manage inventory and supply items for patient care areas.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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